RCA Wall Plate For Component Video And Audio – Five Gold-Plated Connectors
Home theaters require a lot of cables. No, let us rephrase that. Home theaters require a LOT of cables. The more complicated our home theaters get and the more components we hook up, the quantity and variety of cables required can quickly get out of control – and it becomes nearly impossible to keep them organized and neat.
The good news is that some types of cables will seemingly never go out of style, and running them through a wall so that they terminate in a neat, attractive wall plate is simple to do. For the purposes of this discussion, we’re looking at the RCA component video and audio cables which have been used for decades to hook up every type of TV, monitor, audio receiver, processor and accessory component on the market. Even though some functions traditionally performed by RCA cables are now handled by HDMI or other digital cables, we’re almost willing to guarantee you’re still using good old-fashioned RCAs for some components in your home theater setup. And our Cmple RCA wall plate is the best solution for unobtrusively plugging the audio and video cables for those components into the wall, getting them out of the way, and forgetting about them forever.
Let’s start with the fact that these wall plates are decorative and beautiful; they’re an elegant white which will blend in with virtually any décor while also giving your home theater a more professional appearance, but can also be customized with the Leviton Decora brand wallplate of your choice. Then add the fact that they’re simple to install with no soldering required, fit all standard electrical boxes and come complete with mounting hardware, and you’ve got an elegant solution to an annoying problem.
The plates themselves are simple and extremely functional. They have five RCA jacks (front and back) so it takes literally only a second to make each connection on either side of the plate. The units are designed to accommodate one set of RCA component plugs as well as one set of analog audio plugs (and are color-coded that way), but since all five jacks are standard RCAs, you can use them for any purpose or in any combination you’d like – just be sure to remember which jacks you’re using for what purpose. The jacks are all gold-plated for optimal signal transfer, as well as to protect against the corrosion which often plagues lesser hardware over a long period of time.
Here are the specifics of the Cmple RCA wall plate for component video and audio with five RCA jacks:
- One set of component video inputs (3-RCA jacks)
- One set of analog audio inputs (2-RCA jacks)
- Fits standard electrical boxes
- Compatible with Leviton Decora brand wallplates
- Includes mounting hardware
- Gold-plated jacks
A wall plate for RCA jacks may seem like a small thing – perhaps even too small to be concerned with. But the more cables you have strung all through a room, the more of a pain it becomes to manage them all and the worse your high-priced home theater looks. For the low price of a Cmple RCA wall plate or two, you can take care of both problems at once.